agriculture http://ksjd.org en A History Of Milk http://ksjd.org/post/history-milk <p>In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Sarah Syverson talks with local chiropractor Bill Breitenbach about the history of milk production in the United States, and why modern milk production may not be the best for our health.</p><p><em>Listen here:</em></p><p></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:54:30 +0000 Tom Yoder 12907 at http://ksjd.org A History Of Milk Big Fat Farm Show - July 8th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/big-fat-farm-show-july-8th-2014 <p>In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Sarah Syverson talks with Gretchen Groenke, a community health organizer in Montezuma County, about a new evening farmer's market that will be offered once a month in Cortez, and a new film called "Open Sesame" about why saving native seeds is vital to human food systems.</p><p><em>Listen here:</em></p><p></p><p>Link to the film trailer and website for "Open Sesame": <a href="http://www.opensesamemovie.com/">www.opensesamemovie.com</a></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:12:25 +0000 Tom Yoder 12168 at http://ksjd.org Big Fat Farm Show - July 8th, 2014 How The Tractor Ruined Farming http://ksjd.org/post/how-tractor-ruined-farming <p><span class="piece-description-lead">Food has become cheaper and more abundant in the last 150 years, largely thanks to technological advances. Irrigation, fertilizer, pesticides, and tractors have revolutionized farming and made a big promise to farmers: life will be better, easier, and your yields will be greater. In this story from producer Erik Olesund, however, is a farming family who has experienced first hand the negative impact of these technologies and how they impact our ability to grow food.</span></p><p><em><span class="piece-description-lead">Listen here:</span></em></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:12:20 +0000 Erik Olesund 12100 at http://ksjd.org How The Tractor Ruined Farming Big Fat Farm Show - June 24th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/big-fat-farm-show-june-24th-2014 <p>In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Sarah Syverson talks with Aaron and Lindsay Yarbrough from Battlerock Farm in McElmo Canyon, Colorado about growing up on a farm, why they decided to continue their family tradition of farming, and how young farmers are making their business sustainable.</p><p><em>Listen here:</em></p><p></p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:36:49 +0000 Sarah Syverson 11452 at http://ksjd.org Big Fat Farm Show - June 24th, 2014 Farm-to-Table: A Food Revolution? http://ksjd.org/post/farm-table-food-revolution <p></p><p><em>Listen here:</em></p><p></p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 16:34:32 +0000 Tom Yoder 10705 at http://ksjd.org Farm-to-Table: A Food Revolution? Big Fat Farm Show - May 27th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/big-fat-farm-show-may-27th-2014 <p>In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Kate Greenberg of the National Young Farmers Coalition about how the organization helps represent, mobilize, and engage young farmers to ensure their success.</p><p>More information about the National Young Farmers Coalition can be found on the website at <a href="http://www.youngfarmers.org/">www.youngfarmers.org</a>.</p><p></p> Tue, 27 May 2014 16:32:58 +0000 Tom Yoder 10002 at http://ksjd.org Big Fat Farm Show - May 27th, 2014 SeedBroadcast http://ksjd.org/post/seedbroadcast <p>The Mobile Seed Story Broadcasting Station is an old bread truck that has been retrofitted into a solar-powered story-gathering vehicle. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Chrissie Orr and Jen Hart-Mann from SeedBroadcast and Ingrid Lincoln at the Mancos Library about how this grassroots effort&nbsp; examines the inter-connections between people, seeds, and agriculture.</p><p></p> Thu, 22 May 2014 15:47:18 +0000 Tom Yoder 9769 at http://ksjd.org SeedBroadcast Talking Heads - May 21st, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/talking-heads-may-21st-2014 <p>In this episode of Talking Heads, KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Dolores Food Market owner Taz Vass and KSJD's agricultural expert Bob Bragg about how agricultural producers in the Four Corners area articulate with the local food movement and food retailers.</p><p></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 17:42:12 +0000 Jeff Pope 9719 at http://ksjd.org Talking Heads - May 21st, 2014 Big Fat Farm Show - May 13th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/big-fat-farm-show-may-13th-2014 <p>In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Sarah Syverson talks with Kellie Pettyjohn of The Wily Carrot Farm in Mancos about growing at 7000 feet and the new Southwest Farm Fresh Distribution Cooperative.</p><p></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 17:05:15 +0000 Tom Yoder 9588 at http://ksjd.org Big Fat Farm Show - May 13th, 2014 Big Fat Farm Show - April 29th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/big-fat-farm-show-april-29th-2014 <p>In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Sarah Syverson talks to community food organizer Gretchen Groenke about the importance of local foods and gardens at schools and in back yards, and how community dinners are bringing people together to celebrate food and the people who produce it.</p><p></p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:55:02 +0000 Tom Yoder 8544 at http://ksjd.org Big Fat Farm Show - April 29th, 2014